Old Shildon Homing Society

Last weekend, on Saturday 15th June, 153 birds of the Homing Society Club were liberated at 9.30am in Peterborough, 154 miles from Shildon. The first bird arrived home at...

PACT meeting raises interesting debate

During last week’s Byerley Ward PACT meeting there were a number of interesting and topical issues discussed. One gentleman mentioned how he had recently been in his house...

Cricket Juniors hold Presentation

Shildon Railway Cricket Club held its Annual Junior Players’ Presentation Night at the BR last week. Councillor Gary Huntingdon presented the players with their trophies with...

Crowds attend Christmas Market and Procession

Friday 4th December saw the annual Chamber of Trade’s Christmas Market which provided a diverse range of stalls. From Christmas wreaths to woolly hats, Shildon shoppers had the opportunity to bag a bargain or two. The Shildon Chamber of Trade (CoT) and...

Shildon AFC are through to the final

Shildon AFC are through to the final of the Durham Challenge Cup after a 3 – 1 home win against Consett on Wednesday 26th February. They will play Spennymoor in the final at Heritage Park, home of ...

New cricket season arrives

Shildon Railway Cricket Club’s senior sides will commence life in the newly formed Durham Cricket League on Saturday when Horden will be the first visitors to...

Runners encouraged to join I am ...

As part of I Am Team GB, Hackworth parkrun encourage people to join their free 5km run on Saturday 27th August from 9am to 10am. A spokesperson said: “We are open to...

Athena Sports Academy looks for new recruits

Athena Sports Academy, a gymnast club which holds classes at Shildon Leisure Centre, is looking for new gymnasts to join their ranks. The Academy recently moved into their very own gym in Newton Aycliffe, and this move will...

Horticultural Show success for Summer Club youngsters

The kids of the Community Garden Summer Club were delighted with their successes in Shildon’s horticultural show last week. During the summer of weekly activities, they planted, harvested, learned to recognise common weeds, and made miniature gardens. Laura Edwards found herself with two first prizes and a second, whilst ...

Shildon lady to walk on fire

Shildon lass Elaine Lumley, who works in Hays Travel, is taking part in a ‘Fire Walk’ on Friday 8th November, at Ceddesfeld Hall in Sedgefield. She is planning to walk the hot coals - which reach ...
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